Seneca Riggins, Townsquare Media
Seneca Riggins, Townsquare Media

Laramie is part of a red flag fire weather warning until 8 p.m. tonight.

According to a public alert from the National Weather Service in Cheyenne, the combinations of warm temperatures, gusty south winds and low humidity will accelerate the spread of any fires that may start. Outdoor burning is not recommended at this time.

The warning was issued for fire weather zones 306 and 308 and includes the Laramie Valley and Shirley Basin.

Winds are expected to reach 20 to 30 mph with gusts of up to 40 mph.  Humidity is between 10 and 15 percent.


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